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English term or phrase:sprit
Spanish translation:verga
Entered by: Narcis Lozano Drago
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10:44 Jul 4, 2007
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Ships, Sailing, Maritime / Racing Spars
English term or phrase: sprit
In the sentence: Sprit adjuster handle. Does anyone know what "sprit" means and how this should be translated into English?

Many thanks in advance!
Lorena Pozo
Canada
Local time: 20:18
verga
Explanation:
sprit: boom or pole or spar extending diagonally outward from a mast to the topmost corner of a fore-and-aft sail (serving to extend the sail)

Ilustración:

http://www.boatus.com/cruising/ithaka/images/Kuna-sprit-rig....

verga: Percha giratoria que se coloca en la parte de proa de un palo o mástil y sirve para sujetar el grátil de una vela. (LAROUSSE)
http://www.canalmar.com/diccionario/diccionario.asp?cadena=v...

Un saludo
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Narcis Lozano Drago
Spain
Local time: 02:18
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¡Mil gracias Narcís!
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verga


Explanation:
sprit: boom or pole or spar extending diagonally outward from a mast to the topmost corner of a fore-and-aft sail (serving to extend the sail)

Ilustración:

http://www.boatus.com/cruising/ithaka/images/Kuna-sprit-rig....

verga: Percha giratoria que se coloca en la parte de proa de un palo o mástil y sirve para sujetar el grátil de una vela. (LAROUSSE)
http://www.canalmar.com/diccionario/diccionario.asp?cadena=v...

Un saludo

Narcis Lozano Drago
Spain
Local time: 02:18
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 32
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